AECOM Planning & Scheduling Specialist I in Chattanooga, Tennessee

United States of America - Tennessee, Chattanooga

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Planning & Scheduling Specialist I at our Chattanooga, TN location.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Assists in analyzing and using schedule data to identify key project issues. Proactively communicates findings with managers and field supervisors to help keep project on track.

  • Able to develop CPM schedule logic. Extensive, demonstrated familiarity with the cornerstone scheduling system (Primavera P6) and ability to develop logic for elements of the engineering, procurement and construction process including resource loading of major resources and cash flow.

  • Able to identify and assist in analysis of project schedule variances.

  • Collects and updates the project schedule and produces scheduling reports for management.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications for schedule development.

  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.

  • Assists in tracking and reporting self-performed and subcontractor performance.

  • Knowledgeable of scope control and change management and associated implications to project scheduling.

  • Knowledgeable in earned value methodology.

  • Responsible for gathering and assembling data for schedule updating.

  • Measures progress and reviews schedule performance.

  • Supports monthly report and pay application preparation.

  • Assists with creating and maintaining the baseline schedules.

  • Supports project needs through cross training with cost management and other project areas to get the job done.

  • Participates in planning and scheduling meetings internally and with the Client to gain insight to planning and scheduling issues.

  • Supports project schedule reporting in RMS 3.0 CM.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize work and meet project deadlines

  • Candidates must be able to pass USACE-Nashville Category B1 Security Requirements. Information on these requirements can be found at:

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.


  • 4 years of experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects or operating industrial facilities in a planning and scheduling position.

  • Proficiency in Primavera (P6) software

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience as project scheduler on large construction projects.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

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What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205066BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.